§ 367.99  Penalty
   (a)   Whoever violates any provision of this Housing Code for which no other penalty is provided or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder or fails to comply with this Housing Code or with any order issued shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. Each day of a continuing violation shall be deemed a separate offense.
   Whoever causes or permits the continuation of any violation of this Housing Code or any rule or regulation promulgated hereunder or fails to comply with this Housing Code or with any written notice or written order issued hereunder, subsequent to conviction therefor shall be liable for further prosecution, conviction and punishment upon the same order or notice without the necessity of issuing a new order or notice, until full compliance has been had on such order or notice upon which the original conviction was made.
   (b)   Whoever violates Section 367.11 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
   (c)   Whoever violates Section 367.12 or 367.13 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
   (d)   Whoever violates Section 371.01 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. Each day of a continuing violation shall be deemed a separate offense.
   (e)   Whoever violates Sections 365.02, 365.04, 369.13, 369.14, 369.15, 369.16, 369.17, 369.18, 369.19, 371.05, 371.07, 371.10 or 371.13, or Section 369.08, as a first offense shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor. In addition to any other method of enforcement provided for in this chapter, the above listed minor misdemeanors may be enforced by the issuance of a citation in compliance with Rule 4.1 of the Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure.
   Whoever violates Sections 392.02, 392.021, 392.03, 392.04, or 392.05 is subject to the penalty established in Section 392.99 of these Codified Ordinances. In addition to any other means of enforcement provided for in these Codified Ordinances by statute, Sections 392.02, 392.03, 392.04, 392.05 or 392.06 may be enforced by the issuance of a citation in compliance with Rule 4.1 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure, provided that the offense is a minor misdemeanor.
   (f)   Whoever violates Section 369.08 as a second offense of that section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Whoever violates Section 369.08 as a third or subsequent offense of that section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
   (g)   A court of competent jurisdiction may require whoever is convicted of or pleads guilty to a violation of this Housing Code to pay to the Department of Building and Housing fees for inspections of violations that have not been remedied, which fees are described in Sections 367.08 and 3105.26, and the expenses or costs incurred under the provisions for demolition or boarding contained in the Housing Code.
(Ord. No. 747-2019. Passed 7-24-19, eff. 7-26-19)